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Trans rights activist Aydian Dowling visits the Wang Center

Daniel Wu October 1, 2022
On Sept. 21, transgender rights activist and model Aydian Dowling gave a presentation on his journey as a transgender man at the Charles B. Wang Center. The presentation conveyed Dowling’s experience of coming out as transgender.
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University extends pass/no credit deadline to June 3

Sherin Samuel May 5, 2020
Stony Brook’s Pass/No Credit (P/NC) policy’s deadline has been moved from May 20 to June 3 at 11:59 p.m, according to a campus-wide email from Vice Provost, Charles Robbins.
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Students throwing their graduation caps up into the air. PULIC DOMAIN

Stony Brook’s four-year graduation rates show uptick over past six years

Samantha Robinson December 1, 2019
Stony Brook University’s 4-year graduation rate increased 17% over the past six years, according to Stony Brook University Interim President, Michael Bernstein.
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SBU student expelled for submitting forged transcript to Boston University

Rebecca Liebson September 5, 2018
A former Chinese international student at Stony Brook has accused a Chinese education firm of committing fraud and unjust enrichment after the company forged documents which she claims led to her expulsion from the university.
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The Stony Brook Foundation,
 the Universitys main source of funding,

Richard Gatteau appointed interim vice president for Student Affairs

Jim Lo February 4, 2018
After several months of vacancy, Dr. Richard Gatteau was appointed as the interim vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students on Jan. 23.
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26 SUNY campuses come to SBU for HeForShe conference

26 SUNY campuses come to SBU for HeForShe conference

Jessica Chin March 6, 2016
Stony Brook University united 26 State University of New York campuses at the Charles B. Wang Center for a two-day exploration on how to tackle gender inequality.
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New York Times columnist Charles Blow talks about race relations

Christopher Cameron October 23, 2015
Race relations was also the subject of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Charles Robbins’ interview of Charles Blow, and his open Q&A with students afterward.
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Stony Brooks partnership with HeForShe brings optimism, controversy

Stony Brook’s partnership with HeForShe brings optimism, controversy

Jill Ryan and Brittany Tesoriero September 18, 2015
One year after the launch of HeForShe, a campaign started by U.N. Women, Stony Brook has solidified its partnership with the campaign.
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Stony Brook to renew accreditation status

Ryan Wolf February 25, 2014
Stony Brook University is seeking reaffirmation of its accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), so from March 29 to April 2, an 11-member peer review team will be on campus to make the determination.
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New tutoring center opening on campus

The Statesman October 29, 2013
The Academic Success and Tutoring Center, a free on-campus tutoring service for Stony Brook University students, opened recently with the goal of helping students with their academic needs by providing student tutors and future workshops on suitable studying skills.
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Senator Guerriero present the Equal Representation Act, which will help balance the number of senators elected from each UGC.

Campus news briefing: club decision divides senate

Michael Cusanelli December 6, 2012

Stony Brook to undergo re-accreditation process During the Undergraduate Student Government’s Senate meeting last Thursday, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the Undergraduate Colleges...

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Hurricane Sandy knocked down multiple trees on Stony Brook Universitys campus at the end of October.

Sandy disrupts college schedules on Long Island

Sarah Elsesser November 26, 2012

Even after Hurricane Sandy has come and gone, people across Long Island and the surrounding states are still feeling the repercussions of the disastrous Category 1 hurricane. Physical damage is slowly...

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